Books in category Social Science – Jewish Studies

  • The Choosing

    The Choosing
    Andrea Myers

    In The Choosing, Myers fuses heartwarming anecdotes with rabbinic insights and generous dollops of humor to describe what it means to survive and flourish on your own terms.

  • The Jews of Hungary

    The Jews of Hungary
    Raphael Patai

    Noted historian and anthropologist Raphael Patai, himself a native of Hungary, tells in this pioneering study the fascinating story of the struggles, achievements, and setbacks that marked the flow of history for the Hungarian Jews.

  • Buried by the Times

    Buried by the Times
    Laurel Leff

    Buried by The Times is required reading for anyone interested in America's response to the Holocaust and for anyone curious about how journalists determine what is newsworthy.

  • Life of Josephus Volume 9

    Life of Josephus, Volume 9
    Flavius Jos├Ęphe

    Refocusing our attention from the personal character and motives of Josephus to the work itself, Steve Mason brings this crucial narrative to life in new historical and literary contexts.

  • In Our Own Voices

    In Our Own Voices
    Jayne K. Guberman

    The guide is for everyone–teachers and students, mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, historians and community members, scholars and activists. Handsome photos lend richness to the text.

  • Echoes of the Holocaust on the American Musical Stage

    Echoes of the Holocaust on the American Musical Stage
    Jessica Hillman

    With chapters on The Sound of Music, Milk and Honey, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, The Rothschilds, Rags, Ragtime and The Producers, this book examines both direct and indirect references to, or resonances of, the Holocaust, tracing …

  • Domestic Abuse and the Jewish Community

    Domestic Abuse and the Jewish Community
    Diane Gardsbane

    The book discusses: helping religious women escape domestic abuse the Jewish tradition and the treatment of battered women the widespread claim that Maimonedes condoned wife-battering the spiritual movement called neohasidism the issues of …

  • A History of Jewish Youngstown and the Steel Valley

    A History of Jewish Youngstown and the Steel Valley
    Thomas Welsh, Joshua Foster, Gordon F. Morgan, The Mahoning Valley Historical Society

    Founded in the Mahoning Valley during 1837, a tiny settlement of secular German immigrants grew into one of the most influential centers of Jewish life in the Midwest.

  • Remember for Life

    Remember for Life
    Brad Hirschfield

    The stories are arranged to accompany the weekly Torah readings and many of the Jewish holidays, but they are just as meaningful when read on their own, in any sequence.

  • Jewish Mad Men

    Jewish Mad Men
    Kerri P. Steinberg

    Lively and insightful, this book offers a unique look at both advertising and Jewish life in the United States.

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